Auction 116, Lot 556

"Helvetia Tredecim Statibus Liberis quos Cantones vocant…", Homann Heirs

Subject: Switzerland

Period: 1751 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
21 x 16.5 inches
53.3 x 41.9 cm

This handsome map of Switzerland is colored by canton and packed with topographical detail and hundreds of place names, some of which are underlined for emphasis. The title cartouche is made up of the coats of arms of the cantons and the map key is enclosed in another cartouche in the opposite corner.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $250 - $325

Sold for: $140

Closed on 9/20/2006

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